Our First MESA Blog Post

Our First MESA Blog Post What's been happing in Reading? Welcome to the very first MESA blog post! We will use this blog to record ongoing activities of the project. My name is Eli and together with Flora and Lorraine, we are the Reading MESA team. In due course I will introduce the team from Santo Tomas in Manila in the Philippines and the work that they are doing. This first post will discuss our initial activities and thoughts here in Reading. The first steps that we took were aimed at getting a better understanding of the different types of research currently being conducted through maps and mapping, so that we could begin to think about how the work we are doing will relate to, and build upon, current trends. Across disciplines there is a growing interest in using mapping as a way of reflecting upon and researching spatial issues. These issues range, not least, from the from the social to the environmental...
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Reading 2050 lecture series

The Reading 2050 lecture series is a platform of discussion around the work of the Reading 2050 group. The group was established in 2013 by the School of the Built Environment, Barton Wilmore and Reading UK to deliver a strategic, long-term vision that will support the delivery of Reading’s legacy of a truly smart & sustainable city. Upcoming Reading 2050 talks: 28 June – Reading: Nurturing Nature and Young People in the Future Speaker: Natalie Ganpatsingh, Nature Nurture Time: 18:00-19:00 Location: Building L022, room G01, London Road campus, University of Reading, RG1 5AQ The School of the Built Environment (SBE) will be hosting a lecture on Nature and People in Our Urban Future on 28 June. The lecture is part of the Reading 2050 lecture series, which provides a platform to discuss how Reading should evolve into a smarter and more sustainable city by 2050. The lecture  is scheduled for 6.00-7.00 pm on Thursday 28 June. It will feature Pride of Reading Award winner Nature Nurture’s Natalie Ganpatsingh. The lecture will be in Room G01 (Building L022) on our London...
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